With a combined 15-plus years' experience in journalism and content marketing, I've written about technology, beauty, fashion, travel retail and healthcare verticals for online and print publications as well as corporate blogs, websites and social media channels in Canada and the UK.
Outside of work, I'm a self-confessed cycle geek.
Note: While this post talks about the benefits of the pandemic for some people's natural sleep patterns, The Chang School of Continuing Education recognizes that the Covid-19 pandemic has negatively affected many aspects of peoples' lives and wellbeing. Like the saying goes, "the early bird catches the worm," but what if you're more of a night owl?
As accounting functions increasingly use automation and artificial intelligence (AI), entry-level accounting roles are disappearing. This is putting pressure on students and recent graduates to demonstrate their added value to potential or current employers. For some, they might be questioning whether accounting is a viable career for them.
In 2009, Debbie Verduga reached a defining moment in her life: she decided to pursue her interest in geographic information systems (GIS). She began the Certificate in Applied Digital Geography and GIS at The Chang School of Continuing Education on a strong recommendation from a friend who had completed the program and then quickly found a job after graduation.
Toronto-based fashion designer Caitlin Power initially wasn't sure if she was going to jump on the mask-making bandwagon until an immunocompromised friend asked her to make one. "I wasn't even sure if I was going to wear a mask in public," she says.
Starting a business under normal economic circumstances is risky enough with thousands of businesses in Canada failing in their first year. According to Industry Canada, 3,580 businesses went bankrupt in 2018. Now add a global pandemic into the mix.
After building up a successful Leslieville yoga studio over the past six years, Rachelle Wintzen never imagined that she would be back where she started - running Chi Junky on her own. But like so many small businesses in Toronto and around the world that have been forced to let staff go or shutter altogether due to COVID-19, Wintzen is not alone.
Photojournalists do more than just tell stories-they document unprecedented moments in history. They are at the forefront of world events and crises, documenting pivotal moments like the COVID-19 pandemic. As governments around the world enforce national and city-wide lockdowns, social and/or physical distancing, and stay-at-home orders to "flatten the curve" of this pandemic, photographers are taking extraordinary risks.
Alan Davidson was the master picture-taker behind a number of iconic images, from Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger dancing to a teenage Lady Diana Spencer. For fifty years he photographed some of the world's most prolific people and memorialized countless historical moments.
The nature of stock imagery is changing, or more specifically, getting weirder. According to Google, search interest for "weird stock photos" has more than doubled in the past five years - growing faster than perennial favorites such as " business stock photos" or " stock photos of people."
Deborah Gillis, President and CEO of the CAMH Foundation & PwC Alumni, talks with PwC Canada's Chief Inclusion Officer, Mona Ghiami, about her role at CAMH and why mental health is the most important workplace issue today When people are diagnosed with a physical illness, they receive a flood of support from colleagues.
About a year ago, Emma Whalley-Hands moved to Canada from London, England, where she'd lived all her life. "London is one of those places where you get caught on a treadmill of earning more, spending more," Emma reflects. "But your quality of life tends to diminish."
Returning to work after maternity leave can be difficult. In addition to the anxiety of leaving your baby in someone else's care and worrying how you'll perform back at work, there's the added stress of what your colleagues will think if you miss a meeting because you have to run to daycare to pick up your child or stay at home because your child is sick.
Meaningful customer experiences light up holiday shopping survey.
Canada's top talent recognizes PwC Canada as a great place to work. Recently, business students rated PwC Canada a top three ideal employer in the Universum ranking. Here are some of the awards and recognition PwC Canada has received. See for yourself: check out our rating and reviews on rankmyinternship.
Canadian executives need to close the say-do gap in the aforementioned three areas by investing in upskilling and employee experience. By focusing on growth and generating new revenue through innovation, they can look beyond their peers and take a global leadership role, viewing digital transformation in a holistic way.
The global tax landscape is changing quickly. Disruptive forces in tax are significantly affecting organizations' taxation, operational structure and growth strategy. To overcome this, today's tax function is in a unique position to transform what it does and how it does it, ultimately contributing to an organization's growth.
Eman Hammad always wanted to be a professor. But as a 15-year-old born and raised in a Palestinian refugee camp in Jordan who had just lost her mother and was caring for her six younger siblings, she didn't know what one was, let alone if she would ever achieve her dream.
Technology has proven its ability to be a useful tool when educating students in the classroom. But when it comes to teaching kids with a range of learning disabilities, technology has the power to help them succeed like never before.
Posted 02/15/2018 by Darren Yablonski With 2017 behind us, we start the year by taking time to reflect on the past and look ahead to the future. Reading through the various industry predictions for the year ahead, one of " IDC Canada's 2018 ICT Predictions" particularly caught my eye: managed cloud services will see an increase as businesses use service providers to implement managed hybrid models with multi-cloud environments.
Enterprises are able to collect more data than ever before, but without an efficient way to manage and secure that data across the enterprise, whether it resides on physical and virtual servers, multiple Cloud providers, applications or endpoints, they will never be able to realize the full benefits of a truly data-driven and secure business.
A common idiom for punishment of a crime is to say the judge "threw the book at them." In somewhat similar fashion, but without a criminal record, CA threw the book (actually it was two: "How to Love Your Customers" and "The Inmates Are Running the Asylum") at itself when it came to siloed mainframe development.
When the pilot episode of Friends first aired 20 years ago, cell phones weren't really around or at least you didn't see the cast of Friends using them all that often. While they were later incorporated into the show, it's a reminder of just how far we've come in mobile technology since then.
With headlines like, " Tech businesses being forced out of London," whoever ends up running the country after this week's General Election in the UK can't afford to underestimate investment in tech as a driver for future economic growth.
When it comes to my job, I'll go that extra mile - even if it means I have to explain to my long-term boyfriend why I've downloaded Tinder on my iPhone. After all, I was taught in journalism school to write about what I know...
London Gatwick Airport has reported a surge in passenger approval following a long period of investment with major F&B improvements across both terminals.
Middle East travel retail sales shine in Diageo first-half results Published: 04/02/14 Source: ©The Moodie Report By Sarah Lysecki, Brands Editor Diageo has reported double-digit net sales growth for the Middle East travel retail market in the six months to 31 December 2013.
Hamad International Airport scheduled for phased opening from mid-2014
CIBC strikes banking and financial services deal at Toronto Pearson Published: 05/12/13 Source: ©The Moodie Report By Sarah Lysecki, Brands Editor CANADA. North American financial institution CIBC has signed a multi-year deal with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) to be the exclusive provider of banking and other financial services for passengers and employees at Canada's largest airport, Toronto Pearson International Airport.
SARAH LYSECKI, Contributor "The fleeting hour of life of those who love the hills is quickly spent, but the hills are eternal. Always there will be the lonely ridge, the dancing beck, the silent forest; always there will be the exhilaration of the summits.
Interview with Burt's Bees European GM, Andrew Dixon
Report from HBA Global conference in New York City
Interview with Burt's Bees European GM, Andrew Dixon
Consumer lawsuit against J&J and Walmart over sale of alleged carcinogenic children's shampoo and baby wash